Daily Dispatches

 
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Breaking news along with stories other media tend to overlook, including Mindy Belz's "Globe Trot" reports and Warren Cole Smith's "Signs and Wonders."

Appeals court judges take sides in marriage cases

By Mary Reichard
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Marriage | Last week, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago heard arguments on marriage cases from Indiana and Wisconsin. Indiana state law upholds marriage…

Soldier convicted in 2003 attack appeals death sentence

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The highest military appeals court in the United States will hear an appeal later this year in the case of a soldier sentenced to death for killing two fellow…

Dollars and Sense: Markets continue to soar, but reasons for caution abound

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | More records. Another week goes by, and we have another week of records for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Standard & Poor’s 500. The S&P…

A rescue, a barn raising, and redemption in New York

By Sarah Padbury
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Crime | After returning two kidnapped Amish girls safely home earlier this month, a New York couple got a surprise thank you gift on Friday when the Amish community…

International religious freedom needs a champion

By Warren Cole Smith
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Religious Liberty | Founded in 1977 by Baroness Caroline Cox, Christian Solidarity Worldwide is a human rights organization specializing in religious freedom. Benedict Rogers…

Federal judge strikes down part of major Texas abortion law

By Lynde Langdon
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Abortion | A federal judge Friday ruled against new abortion restrictions set to go into effect in Texas this Monday. The ruling blocks a requirement that abortion…

This will make more than a few balls of yarn

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | Shaun the Australian sheep had gone the whole six years of his life without a haircut, until Thursday. Shaun had been hiding for years on a farm on the island…

NFL tries again to ‘get it right’ on domestic violence response

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | In a now-public letter sent this week to all 32 professional football teams, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced new penalties for players accused of…

All GOP eyes on the Hawkeye State

By Kent Covington
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Campaign 2016 | On Nov. 4, voters will head to the polls to decide, among other things, control of the U.S. Senate. At the moment, Republicans appear to have pole position in…

Globe Trot: Calling Russia’s invasion of Ukraine what it is

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: Newspaper front pages this morning downplayed news from Ukraine. But The Wall Street Journal calls it what it is: “Ukraine says Russia has invaded.”

Tennessee promises students free community college

By Emily Scheie
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Higher Education | Free college might sound too good to be true amidst national concern over the rising cost of higher education, but that’s what Tennessee is promising its…

Midday Roundup: Britain raises threat level amid fears terrorism will spread from Syria

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Heightened security. Conflict escalation in Iraq and Syria led Britain to raise its terror threat level from substantial to severe Friday. The new threat…

 
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